Posts Tagged ‘Oakland County’

Chart shows symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis; two cases have been confirmed in Michigan.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed In Second Michigan Child

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Michigan has a confirmed a second case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2018. The confirmed case is a child from Oakland County. The state’s first AFM case was confirmed Dec. 5 and involves a…

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Essay: Break the Silence

As a citizen of Oakland County, as a Jewish American and as a retired UAW union member and elected official, I believe we are at critical times and that we need to break our individual and collective silence. During the past year, I have been challenged to think about my childhood in the 1950s and…

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high angle view of high rise buildings in Detroit, Michigan

City of Detroit: A Place To Work, But Not Live

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots From the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. The city of Detroit is now the work destination for more…

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Lincoln RX Pharmacy Grand Opening

Lincoln RX Pharmacy Officially Open

Exciting times in Oak Park at the corner of Lincoln and Coolidge as the owner of Lincoln RX, Marwan Isa, is pleased to announce the store once again offers a full service drug store and pharmacy. Lincoln RX opened on October 5, 2018. It will offer free prescription deliveries to Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.…

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Levi and Moshe Weiss, 14, engage in chevruta-style study before going out with other pairs of Friday Boys to bring Yiddishkeit to Jews on their route along Northwestern Highway.

Friday Boys

Story and photos by Anthony Lanzilote Special to the Jewish News Chabad teens touch souls with their devotion to Jews and Judaism. For more than two decades, students at the International School for Chabad Leadership on the Harry & Wanda Zekelman Campus in Oak Park have spent their Friday afternoons traveling throughout Oakland County bringing…

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Brent Maxwell

Investing In Detroit Real Estate

Lynne Golodner Special to the Jewish News Brent Maxwell inspires Israelis to build up the Motor City. Brent Maxwell has always believed in Detroit’s potential. Even when world media portrayed the Motor City as a dying enclave, he knew it would one day come back in a big way. The managing director of IPS Realty,…

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Jake Berg and Josh Miller, both of Farmington Hills at the NCJW annual event to stuff backpacks.

Faces & Places – NCJW Stuffing Backpacks

Fifty volunteers worked July 25 to set up items for packing and 90 volunteers showed up July 26 to stuff backpacks for NCJW’s annual event to ensure a good start of the school year for 1,500 homeless and low-income children in Oakland County. Volunteers ranged in age from young children to grandparents. The Oakland Schools…

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Home For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House. seller's market

A Seller’s Market

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Now might be the time to “right size” your home. The last week in June, Howard Hanna Real Estate had the biggest closing week in Michigan in its history. “It is a seller’s market in almost every price range and community,” said Hoddy Hanna, chairman of the Pittsburgh-based company, the third-largest…

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Live Healthy Oakland County

Live Healthy Oakland

Board launches Live Healthy Oakland discount program Yesterday, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners announced the launch of its new Live Healthy Oakland discount program, which provides residents with an opportunity to take advantage of significant discounts on prescription, dental and health services. Live Healthy Oakland is open to all Oakland County residents and provided…

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Kappy family: Ira, Ilse, Garry, Barbara and Irvin.

Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony

The Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills hosted an award ceremony May 17 for the second annual Kappy Family Anne Frank Art & Writing Competition. The competition is presented with support from the Kappy family. Garry Kappy was born in Opatow, Poland. He was imprisoned in different labor camps when he was 15 years…

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